Winter Survey Results

by Simon Cooper on 9 March, 2017

Over the winter the local team have been conducting a survey of the division. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to give us their thoughts on several local issues, the results were very interesting: How best would you describe our area? Very clean: 23.2% Reasonably clean: 68.6% Not very clean: 8.2% People generally […]

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LHI application results

by Simon Cooper on 24 March, 2017

Over the winter, the Lib Dem team submitted two applications to the Local Highways Improvement scheme run by the County Council. One was to improve the safety of the zebra crossing on Vinery Road by raising it up as another speed bump, the second was to add double yellow lines to the junction of Hobart […]

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Five new planning applications this week: 17/0316/FUL 13/03/2017 Flat 28 Millcroft Court, Mill Road Installation of air conditioning unit to outside wall of 1st floor flat. More information here 17/0342/FUL 13/03/2017 43 Greville Road Single storey side extension. Hip to gable and rear roof extension. More information here 17/0343/CL2PD 13/03/2017 43 Greville Road Application for […]

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Only two planning applications last week: 17/0287/FUL 09/03/2017 9 Cavendish Road Demolition of rear lean-to structure with new kitchen and first floor extensions More information here 17/0356/FUL 06/03/2017 43 Hemingford Road Rear dormer roof extension, including raising the existing roof ridge height to align with neighbouring roof. More information here

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Five new planning applications this week: 15/2307/NMA1 28/02/2017 165 Thoday Street Non material amendment on application 15/2307/FUL for amendment to existing single storey kitchen (single storey infill section with amended windows, plus roof windows). More information here 17/0295/FUL 27/02/2017 257 Coldhams Lane Loft dormer extension to the back of the sloping roof and one and […]

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Nine new planning applications in Romsey the past fortnight: 17/0166/FUL 16/02/2017 70 Great Eastern Street CB1 3AD Rear dormer including raising the ridge. More information here 17/0207/FUL 13/02/2017 348 Mill Road CB1 3NN Rear dormer and single storey rear extension. More information here 17/062/TTCA 15/02/2017 8 Wetenhall Road CB1 3AG T1 : Silver Birch in […]

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Cambridge Lakes update

by Simon Cooper on 26 February, 2017

This weekend the Anderson Group held some exhibitions on their next plans for the lakes. Originally, the sections of land next to the lakes was earmarked for space-intensive commercial development, but they’re now considering housing on the site as an alternative. Over the past couple of years, Anderson have been trying to sell warehouse space […]

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Review of local community centres

by Simon Cooper on 26 February, 2017

The City Council have just published their initial review of the provision of community centres in Cambridge. In the review, the Council are recommending that the community centre on Ross St is maintained, but they will be looking for an external voluntary organisation to manage the day-to-day running of the centre. As such, the review […]

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Residents’ Parking next steps

by Simon Cooper on 22 February, 2017

Last month, the Cambridge City Joint Area Committee unanimously agreed to progress plans for city-wide residents’ parking to the Highways committee in March to try and combat issues caused by commuter parking. The proposals divide most of the city into zones which will be consulted upon in stages. If the proposals are agreed by the […]

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Cambridge Lakes exhibitions

by Simon Cooper on 18 February, 2017

There’s finally been some action on the Cambridge Lakes, after the tours and exhibitions held in 2015. Andersons are holding two public exhibitions on their current plans for the site, hopefully fleshing out their plans for finally getting the site open to the public. The exhibitions are being held at the Holiday Inn on Norman […]

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